Hand Drawn Jokes for Smart Attractive People

Hand Drawn Jokes for Smart Attractive People

By Matthew Diffee

Scribner Book Company, Hardcover, 9781476748740, 256pp.

Publication Date: May 26, 2015

Description
An NPR Best Book of 2015
Finally, a book that's not for everyone From award-winning "New Yorker" cartoonist Matthew Diffee editor of "The Rejection Collection "and the de facto leader of a young generation of cartoonists ("The Wall Street Journal") a hilarious mix of cartoons, visual riffs, and illustrated one liners that will appeal to anyone who is beautiful and intelligent.
For almost fifteen years, Matthew Diffee's uniquely funny single-panel cartoons have gussied up the pages of "The New Yorker, " winning him countless fans, big shot friends, and a pile of hilarious material he's never used. Yet shockingly, a small sector of the population is not enamored with his work. Diffee has met some of these people and reports that they are, without exception, dumb and ugly, whereas the people who enjoy his work are just the opposite. In fact, the smarter and more attractive people are, the more they tend to appreciate Diffee's humor. This book is for them.
This collection contains Diffee's funniest drawings and writings from the past decade as well as all-new cartoons and sketches organized into categories that will appeal to smart attractive people in all walks of life, based on profession and circumstance: smart attractive Medical Professionals, sharp and good-looking Old People; beautiful geniuses in Prison; brainy handsome Lumberjacks; and more. Are you an alluring well-read utensil user? Well, there's a chapter just for you
If you re a fan of Demetri Martin and Jack Handey, or if you happen to be George Clooney or Natalie Portman, "Hand Drawn Jokes for Smart Attractive People "will leave you laughing your smart attractive ass off.


About the Author
Matthew Diffee has been contributing cartoons to "The New Yorker" since 1999, and he edited the bestselling volumes of The Rejection Collection: Cartoons You Never Saw, and Never Will See, in The New Yorker". Diffee was honored by the National Cartoonists Society with the Reuben Award for Best Gag Cartoonist of the Year in 2014. Originally form Texas, Diffee now lives in Los Angeles but in a good way.


NPR
Saturday, May 9, 2015

It once took Matthew Diffee years of trying � and a push from his mom � to get one beloved cartoon in the magazine. Diffee's new collection is called Hand Drawn Jokes for Smart Attractive People. More at NPR.org

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